Generic Name(s): sevelamer
Drug Class: Phosphate binders
Treats: Hypocalcemia, Kidney Disease
Renvela is used to treat high blood phosphate levels (hypocalcemia) in people who are on dialysis due to kidney disease. Renvela works by retaining phosphate from one's diet so that it can be carried out through your body.
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As a phosphate binder, Renvela is used to prevent hypocalcemia in people on dialysis due to kidney disease. Renvela works by retaining the phosphate from a person's diet so that it can later be passed out of the body.
Below you will find the different types of conditions that can be treated by using Renvela:
- Kidney Disease (People on dialysis)
Renvela dosage is completely dependent on the individual that takes it, as it can be used for a variety of conditions. Note that the amount of Renvela you take also depends on the age of the individual. In addition to that the amount of Renvela you take also depends on the strength of each pill/tablet and the amount of times you plan on taking the pill/tablet a day. Note that Renvela also depends on the type of condition you are treating.
Renvela dosage to help treat high phosphorus levels
- For adults, begin the dosage at 800-1600mg. This dosage should be taken three times a day with your meals. Consult with your doctor as the dosage will depend on your phosphorus levels.
- For children, usage and dosage should be determined by a doctor's consultation.
Renvela Side Effects
Renvela, like any other drug, comes with its collection of side effects that vary with each individual who uses it. If you experience any severe side effects, consult with your doctor or medical professional immediately.
Less serious Renvela Side Effects
- Stomach pain
- Loss of appetite
- Joint pain
Consult with your doctor if you experience any of the following side effects:
- Bloody stools
- Worsening severe constipation w/ possible stomach pain
- Flu-like symptoms
Below you will find a list of Renvela drug and substance interactions. In many cases Renvela should not be combined with other medications unless approved by a physician. Consult your physician before taking any new medication.
Note that this list does not include a variety of over the counter drugs and vitamins that could also counteract and alter Renvela.